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How To Prepare Delicious Yam Porridge

How To Prepare Delicious Yam Porridge

Yam porridge is another delicious Nigerian yam dish cooked in a well-seasoned pepper mix until soft and fluffy with some yam chunks. It is very quick and easy to make. It makes a perfect dinner or lunch and it is also a party favourite.

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The ingredients for these recipes can be found in your kitchen pantry, they are easy to make and they fill you up nicely, check them out below:


Here are some of the ingradients used in preparations of Delicious yam Porridgeq

20 pieces of diced yam
1 large size dry fish
1 cup of dried prawns (optional)
1 large onion, diced
2 tablespoons of fresh ground yellow pepper
1 large-sized garlic chopped
A handful of scent leaves, chopped (optional)
1 serving spoon of palm oil
Salt to taste
Seasoning to taste

How To Prepare Delicious Yam Porridge


methods on how to prepare delicious Yam porridge are listed Below

1. Peel and wash your raw yam, dice them into cubes, not too tiny but not too large either
2. Boil 2 cups of water till it’s hot, add a pinch of salt and add your diced yams. Boil for 15 minutes
3. In a smaller pan, pour in a spoonful of palm oil, add sliced garlic, onions and let sauté for about two minutes
4. Add your dry fish, dry prawns, blended pepper, salt and seasoning cubes
5. Pour the sauce into the boiling pot filled with yam and stir well. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed. Let boil for another 5 to 10 minutes
6. Take a masher and mash two or three pieces of the yam in the porridge (this is optional of course; I just prefer it this way)
7. Add your scent leaves and allow to simmer for 2-5 minutes or until porridge is soft with a creamy paste)
8. Your porridge is ready, serve as you like and enjoy.


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